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Herfurth Brothers

Address: Route 209, Gilbert, PA 18331
Establishment No.: m09465

USDA Inspection Report: 22 Jun 2012

Code: 01B02
Violation: 416.13(a), 416.4(a), 416.4(b)

Citation: At 0600 hrs on the 22nd of June, after the plant concluded their preoperational sanitation inspection, while performing preoperational sanitation verification, I observed the following noncompliance: Blood Room*no identification on blood collection container; Storage Room*blood on one plastic scabbard (food-contact-surface);Cooler #2*mold on overhead lights;*rust forming on one overhead light;Cooler #4*blood and residue on the stainless steel blood storage cart. [redacted] supervisor, was advised of the aforementioned noncompliance. The plant's daily sanitation monitoring reports has no documentation reflecting the insanitary conditions. Additionally, the plant's Sanitation SOP, preoperational sanitation section states that [redacted]. This is a failure of 9 CFR 416.13(a); 416.4(a) and 416.4(b).Subsequently, the blood container was identified; the plastic scabbard was cleaned and sanitized; and the stainless steel cart was cleaned and sanitized. No official regulatory control action initiated.

Regulation:

416.13(a) Each official establishment shall conduct the pre-operational procedures in the Sanitation SOPís before the start of operations.

416.4(a) All food-contact surfaces, including food-contact surfaces of utensils and equipment, must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as necessary to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and the adulteration of product.

416.4(b) Non-food-contact surfaces of facilities, equipment, and utensils used in the operation of the establishment must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as necessary to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and the adulteration of product.

 

Previous Report: USDA Inspection Report: 5 Jun 2012

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